2023 RI Teen Book Award Nominees

Check out this year's Rhode Island Teen Book Award nominees!

 Voting begins in early 2023.

Ace of Spades 

Ace of Spades by Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé

All These Bodies

All These Bodies by Kendare Blake


Blackout by Dhonelle Clayton, Tiffany D Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, Ashley Woodfolk, and Nicola Yoon

The Corpse Queen

The Corpse Queen by Heather M. Herrmann

A Cuban Girl's Guide to Tea and Tomorrow

A Cuban Girl's Guide to Tea and Tomorrow by Laura Taylor Namey

The Darkness Outside Us

The Darkness Outside Us by Eliot Schrefer

Donuts and Other Proclamations of Love

Donuts and Other Proclamations of Love by Jared Reck

An Emotion of Great Delight

An Emotion of Great Delight by Tahereh Mafi


Fallout: Spies, Superbombs, and the Ultimate Cold War Showdown by Steve Sheinkin

Firekeeper's Daughter

Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley

The Girls I've Been

The Girls I've Been by Tess Sharpe

Himawari House

Himawari House by Harmony Becker

Home is Not a Country

Home is Not a Country by Safia Elhillo

House of Hollow

House of Hollow by Krystal Sutherland

In Deeper Waters

In Deeper Waters by F.T. Lukens


Kneel by Candace Buford

Not My Problem

Not My Problem by Ciara Smith

Nubia: Real One

Nubia: Real One by L. L. McKinney

The Passing Playbook

The Passing Playbook by Isaac Fitzsimmons

Take Me With You When You Go

Take Me With You When You Go by David Levithan and Jennifer Niven  

Today Tonight Tomorrow

Today Tonight Tomorrow by Rachel Lynn Solomon

What I Carry

What I Carry by Jennifer Longo

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